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Toronto-based ANATOLIA MINERALS has named Edward C. Dowling, Jr., its new president and CEO, effective April 1, 200...


Toronto-based ANATOLIA MINERALS has named Edward C. Dowling, Jr., its new president and CEO, effective April 1, 2008. He was head of Meridian Gold, which was recently acquired by Yamana Gold.

CASTLE RESOURCES of Toronto has named Stephen Shefsky its new president and CEO. His career includes financing, exploration and development of resources companies for more than 12 years.

Ned Goodman has been appointed the new chairman of CORONA GOLD CORP. of Toronto. He was a director of the company from 1996 to 2003. He is also president and CEO of Dundee Corp. Goodman holds a BSc geology from McGill University and an MBA from the University of Toronto.

The new president and COO of Vancouver-based CROSSHAIR EXPLORATION & MINING is Paul Hosford. He brings to the post more than 24 years of international engineering experience in mine design, operations and project management. While passing the duties of the present to Hosford, former president Mark J. Morabito will retain his responsibilities as CEO.

EAST WEST RESOURCE CORP. of Thunder Bay, Ont., has a new president and CEO, M.J. (Moe) Lavigne. He has extensive experience in PGE exploration in northwest Ontario.

FIRST URANIUM CORP. of Toronto and Johannesburg has shuffled its management team. Jim Fisher becomes executive VP corporate development and gives up the role of COO. Syd Caddy joins the company from Simmer and Jack Mines as executive VP and COO. John Gould joins the company as VP exploration and business development. Finally, Wouter de Vos has been hired as general manager of the Ezulwini underground uranium and gold mine.

Scott Hand, former chairman and CEO of Inco, has been named a director and co-chairman of Toronto’s JUNO SPECIAL SITUATIONS CORP. The corporation was formed early in 2007 to invest in early stage exploration financing and acquire mineral royalties.

Toronto-based KHAN RESOURCES, with interests in Mongolia, has invited Stephen Harapiak to join its board of directors. After years with Noranda, Davy International (now Kvaerner) and Potash Corp., he has recently worked with the International Finance Corp. of the World Bank in Russia.

PERSHIMCO RESOURCES says that Alain Bureau has been appointed interim president and CEO of the company due to the resignation of Michael Curtis.

Thomas F. Fudge, Jr., has been named president and CEO of Vancouver’s SNS SILVER CORP. Previously he held the title of VP operations at the company. Fudge has extensive experience in Idaho’s Coeur d’Alene mining district including more than three years at the Sunshine mine, located immediately to the east of SNS Silver’s principal asset, the Crescent mine.


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